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Disney competes with Netflix and Hulu in streaming war

Disney competes with Netflix and Hulu in streaming war

Devyn Inong, Feature Editor

June 16, 2019


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Say goodbye to logging onto Netflix and watching “Incredibles 2” in fifth period. The Walt Disney Company has decided to pull all of its content off of the popular streaming service in favor of developing a site of its own — Disney Plus. Prepared to launch Nov. 12 of this year, Disney Plus is...

Student overcomes suicidal thoughts and hospitalization

Bailey Kirkeby, News Editor, Managing Editor, Entertainment Columnist

June 10, 2019


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He was stripped of his electronics. The laces from his clothing and shoes were removed so neither he nor other patients could use them. His doctors forced him to take antidepressants despite his declination. These gruesome undertakings were the reality of Jayden Jones, a senior at Bear Creek who was...

Risky business: starting a career in the adult entertainment industry

Risky business: starting a career in the adult entertainment industry

Bailey Kirkeby, Managing Editor, News Editor

May 3, 2019


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Throughout their high school years, students are often told to follow their dreams and pursue what they love.  Despite encountering obstacles — such as a difficult freshman year and leaving her house — Caitlin Fink, an 18-year-old senior at Bear Creek who recently started a career in adult enter...

Teachers deal with daily struggles outside classroom walls

Bailey Kirkeby, News Editor

April 26, 2019


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In addition to the stress and anxiety of keeping up with schoolwork, many students also deal with personal struggles outside of the classroom, such as health issues and family losses. However, the many struggles that teachers face are often overlooked. Near the end of last summer, as the new school...

Teacher’s lessons extend far beyond math

Jasmin Prasad, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019


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Math teacher Dave Goodwin has been a critical factor in ensuring that students are able to reach their highest potential in math — specifically in his Integrated 2+ and Integrated 3+ classes. Goodwin has been teaching for 33 years. He continues to maintain a positive attitude about teaching which...

Teachers juggling young children at home know the value of time management

Teachers juggling young children at home know the value of time management

Bailey Kirkeby, News Editor

April 26, 2019


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As any parent can attest, their job is hard enough. With the burden of dealing with moody teenagers transitioning into adulthood, the amount of time spent working outside of their paid work hours and their often low wages, being a teacher while simultaneously raising a child can be tumultuous. “I...

Long commutes make for longer teaching days

Jaan Jaime, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019


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Unlike many students, teachers that do not reside in Stockton may find themselves facing a strenuous, gas-guzzling commute when commuting to and from Bear Creek every weekday. CP English teacher and Link Crew coordinator Ryan Miller commutes to work from Sacramento everyday. The nearly 50-mile drive...

Food allergies are on the rise

Kalani Williams, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019


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When senior Deyliana Lewis touched peanut butter and rubbed her face, her face immediately began to swell. Lewis, unaware she was having an allergic reaction, began to panic as she felt her face and throat swelling. Since then, Lewis does not eat any foods that contain peanut or peanut oil. Although...

Bruin entrepreneurs merge passion with creativity

Bruin entrepreneurs merge passion with creativity

Leilany Perez, Opinion Editor

April 26, 2019


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Gabi Backus, Senior Senior Gabriella Backus, whose main specialties are portraits and still life, sells both traditional and digital art. Her love for art is one of her motives in selling her artwork. “I’ve always been naturally inclined to enjoy art and all creative things since I was young, and...

Accuracy of DNA ancestry site questionable

Alisa Aistrup, Feature Editor

April 26, 2019


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According to Genome Network, the leading source of news about genomics research worldwide, any two human beings share about 99 percent of the same genetic makeup — it is only the remaining percent that makes each person unique. In spite of those odds, consumers are driven to determine why exactly Uncle...

Dress to NOT impress: does wearing comfy clothes affect school performance and attitude

Jacqueline Guillena, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019


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From pajamas and sweats, sweatshirts and jeans, or even something as formal as a dress or suit, students differ wildly in what they deem appropriate for school. Someone’s mood may contribute to what they wear for the day. “Being uncomfortable affects everything you do — your mental processing...

Stockton pilots monthly $500 UBI

Stockton pilots monthly $500 UBI

Dylan Eguiluz, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019


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A new revolutionary concept of welfare known as Universal Basic Income is gaining popularity within the western world. UBI is a model for providing citizens with a safety net to prevent them from falling into poverty. Beginning February 2019, Stockton has become one of the first major cities in the U.S....

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